78 episodes

Behind every collector's obsession is a story. On "For Keeps," the world's most passionate enthusiasts share surprising tales about their personal collections — and their unbreakable connections with them.

For Keeps David Peterkofsky

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    • 4.7 • 33 Ratings

Behind every collector's obsession is a story. On "For Keeps," the world's most passionate enthusiasts share surprising tales about their personal collections — and their unbreakable connections with them.

    78. Amazing Autographs, with Bryan Ulrich

    78. Amazing Autographs, with Bryan Ulrich

    For more than three decades, autograph hunter Bryan Ulrich has artfully positioned himself to snag the signatures of seemingly every celebrity under the sun, most notably movie stars and legendary musicians. And his hard work is paying off — literally — through the sale of signed items in his collection.
    Bryan's website, The Signature Library: www.thesignaturelibrary.com
    Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'
    Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch
    Additional music by Chad Crouch
    www.forkeepspodcast.com

    • 38 min
    77. Game Show Props and History, with Bob Boden

    77. Game Show Props and History, with Bob Boden

    Come on down! TV producer Bob Boden's long career in game shows has helped him collect a garage full of unique memorabilia from the genre's biggest programs — and now he's working with a museum to establish an archive preserving game show history.
    Bob's website: www.tvbob.com
    The Strong National Museum of Play: www.museumofplay.org
    Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'
    Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch
    Additional music by Chad Crouch
    www.forkeepspodcast.com

    • 40 min
    76. Archiving Prince, with Sound Engineer Susan Rogers

    76. Archiving Prince, with Sound Engineer Susan Rogers

    For four intense years in the 1980s, Susan Rogers worked side by side with pop superstar Prince, recording many of his best-known songs — and creating the archive of his recordings that's led to "new" releases, and expanded re-releases, since his 2016 passing.
    Susan's bio at the Berklee College of Music: https://college.berklee.edu/people/susan-rogers
    Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'
    Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch
    Additional music by Otis McDonald, TrackTribe, and Chad Crouch
    www.forkeepspodcast.com

    • 43 min
    75. Gaming Systems, Collected by Record-Setter Linda Guillory

    75. Gaming Systems, Collected by Record-Setter Linda Guillory

    Coleco Pac-Man! Mattel Electronic Football! The Legend of Zelda! Linda Guillory's love affair with gaming consoles began in childhood, when she and her father fixed handheld games they bought at second-hand stores. Today, her collection has led to two Guinness World Records — and shelves full of games, many dating back to the glory days of the 1970s and 80s.
    Linda's Instagram feed: www.instagram.com/watsonguillory
    Linda's YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/channel/UCKUFSIXabOwzoeuUVVleSJQ
    Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'
    Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch
    Additional music by Silent Partner, Ann Annie, and Chris Zabriskie
    www.forkeepspodcast.com

    • 36 min
    74. The Sounds of Disneyland, Curated by Chris Lyndon

    74. The Sounds of Disneyland, Curated by Chris Lyndon

    Chris Lyndon, also known as "DisneyChris," has archived thousands of audio tracks that capture the history and unique sounds of Disneyland — presented on his website in "chapters" that guide visitors through the sounds of the beloved theme park.
    Chris's website: www.disneychris.com
    Chris's Disney podcast, "Jiminy Crickets!": jcricketspodcast.blogspot.com
    Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'
    Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch
    Additional music by Aaron Kenny, Wayne Jones, and Sir Cubworth
    www.forkeepspodcast.com 

    • 35 min
    73. The Blimp-Loving Life of Alan "Airship Al" Gross

    73. The Blimp-Loving Life of Alan "Airship Al" Gross

    New Yorker Alan Gross devoted much of his life to his passion for airships, amassing an incredible collection of blimp-related videos, toys, books, and much more. Jeff Parnes reflects on his good friend "Airship Al" — and where Alan's sizable archive ended up after his death in 2018.
    Alan's website: www.airshipal.com
    Alan's 1984 video presentation for Airship International Ltd.: www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHQmAVPG09s
    Jeff Parnes' tribute to Alan: www.parnes.net/family/photos/AlanGross_1951-2018/Welcome.html
    Opening theme: "Keepers" by Still Flyin'
    Closing theme: "Slow Draw/Feeling In My Heart" by Eric Frisch
    Additional music by Blue Dot Sessions and Chad Crouch
    www.forkeepspodcast.com

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
33 Ratings

33 Ratings

Donnnie ,

Be prepared to get lost….

Mr. Peterkofsky serves the Podcast medium well with his show “For Keeps”. His natural storytelling abilities coupled with engaging content, causes the listener to literally lose themselves in the episode. If only all podcasts were this good…

Emmy3212 ,

Nature boy

I would love for Brian to hear the a capella version of Nature Boy by The Real Group. It’s fantastic. Great episode.

Ingrid Meilan ,

Love

Best podcast. Even when I think a topic won’t be interesting, it is. I’ve enjoyed all the episodes and also love the host’s speaking voice.

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